Open Passenger Data and Smart City Mobility: TSC South West England & Wales Retrospective

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Bristol has a rich cultural heritage, prosperous economy, world class universities and is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the UK. Sustained investment has resulted in large increases in sustainable travel across the city. Public transport use in Bristol has witnessed a rapid increase in recent years compared to decreases in the rest of the country, and more people now cycle to work in Bristol than in Sheffield, Nottingham, Newcastle and Liverpool added together. “Tackling our local transport challenges head on”, says Bristol is Open’s CEO Julie Snell, “will help make us a happier, healthier and economically stronger city that attracts investment and affords a rising quality of life to all of our residents”.

In her opening keynote presentation at TRANSPORT Smart Class, South West England & Wales 2018, Julie told us more about the issues facing Bristol that have transport implications; meeting the city’s ambitious target of zero carbon by 2030; core objectives of Bristol’s Traffic Control Service; and the key role being played by new infrastructure technologies such as hosted UTC/SCOOT & Stratos Common Database System, ANPR based JTMS, CPGVMS, and a mesh network to support low power IoT devices. Julie also explained what Bristol is doing to better utilise the various passenger and traffic data types at its disposal and set out Bristol’s aims for data analysis.

Following this Wednesday’s Smart Class, Bristol City Council’s Gareth Mills and Duncan Venison treated us to a tour of their ‘State of the Art’ SMART City Operations Centre which (as a major driver behind Bristol’s ascent to smartest UK city) brings together and integrates the council’s Emergency Control Centre, Traffic Control Centre and Community Safety (CCTV) Control Rooms with other citizen service providers.

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TRANSPORT Smart Class, North of England 2018

On July 11th we will be casting a spotlight over the North of England, hosting our speakers discussions on how the latest digital innovations can help overcome the transport and mobility challenges faced by city-regions of the Northern Powerhouse and beyond.

  11/07/2018

   Manchester, UK

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Transport for the North (TfN)
West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA)

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TRANSPORT Smart Class, Scotland 2018

On September 27th we will be casting a spotlight over Scotland, hosting our speakers discussions on how the latest digital innovations can help overcome the transport and mobility challenges faced by the city-regions of Glasgow & Clyde Valley, Edinburgh & South East Scotland, Stirling, Tay, Aberdeen, Inverness & Highlands, and beyond.

  27/09/2018

   Glasgow, UK

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Living Streets Scotland
The Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC)
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Transport Scotland
SEStran
MaaS Scotland

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TRANSPORT Smart Class, London & South East England 2018

On October 31st we will be casting a spotlight over London and South East England, hosting our speakers discussions on how the latest digital innovations can help overcome the transport and mobility challenges faced by the capital, it's hinterland, burgeoning smart city-regions of the South East and East Anglia (incl. Greater Brighton, Cambridge, MK, Norwich, Oxford, Peterborough, Reading, Portsmouth, Southampton), and beyond.

  31/10/2018

   London, UK

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City of London Corporation
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Transport for London (TfL)

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WASTE MANAGEMENT Smart Class 2018

WASTE MANAGEMENT Smart Classes show key buyer side stakeholders how deploying the latest digital technology-enabled solutions and best practices can help increase the efficiency of waste collection, separation and disposal, and facilitate the transition of the waste market to a circular economy.

  28/11/2018

   Leeds, UK

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SEPA
LIFE SMART Waste project
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Hull City Council
Environmental Services Association

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TRANSPORT Smart Class, South West England & Wales 2018

On December 5th we will be casting a spotlight over South West England and Wales, hosting our speakers discussions on how the latest digital innovations can help overcome the transport and mobility challenges faced by burgeoning city-regions such as Bristol, Cardiff, Bournemouth/Poole, Exeter, Swansea Bay, Swindon, Plymouth and Torbay, and beyond.

  05/12/2018

   Bristol, UK

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Bristol is Open (BiO)
Bristol Operations Centre
Bristol City Council

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TRANSPORT Smart Class, Midlands 2019

In February we will be casting a spotlight over Central England, hosting our speakers discussions on how the latest digital innovations can help overcome the transport and mobility challenges faced by the burgeoning city-regions of the West and East Midlands (incl. Birmingham, Coventry, Derby, Leicester, Nottingham, Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton, Northampton, MK, Oxford etc), and beyond.

  12/02/2019

   Birmingham, UK

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Highways England
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ArrivaClick
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM)
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA)

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